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1999 Acura Integra LS 1.8L Valve rockers VIN: JH4DC4354X
Rockers for valves got mixed up. I know they have to find their way back to which lobes on which camshafts, but how? This vehicle is in for a miss on cylinder 2. Testing led to low compression from leaking exhaust valves on cylinder 2. Now, in the process of c...
1998 BMW 740iL 4.4L Misfire VIN: WBAGJ8329W
This car runs fine until you give it full throttle and the rpms get above about 4k rpm. It then starts to hesitate, doesnt feel exactly like a mifire more like it just starts to slow down. then the computer seems to turn off the cylinders that are misfiring. i... Trouble codes: P0302, P0420, P0300, P0301, P0304
2004 BMW 545i 4.4L Valve covers VIN: WBANB33594
Trying like heck to get the driver's side valve cover off this car. Have everything off. IE: Rear panel at bulkhead, everything that is bolted down. The driver's side valve cover won't come up far enough to clear the electrical connector on the rear and hits t...
2002 Buick Rendezvous CX 3.4L oil in cooling system plugged like mud VIN: 1G343T54ED
towed in over heated and found so much oil mixed in with coolant that everything is plugged with brown pudding like mud, the rad, the hoses, the engine, all of it. So I replaced lower Intake gasket , rad, hoses, bypassed oil cooler below oil filter. PROBLEM IS...
1986 Cadillac DeVille d'Elegance 4.1L Excessive Emissions VIN: 1G6CD6983G
Hello all, and thanks in advance for your time and input. I have run into a brick wall on this one. Need to bounce some ideals around. This customer car has been sitting for a couple years and he's trying to put it back on the road, with limited funds. Origina... Trouble codes: 30 (Idel speed circuit)
1982 Chevrolet Corvette 5.7L Misfire VIN: 3GA1Y61851
other shop has done alot of work. distrutor plugs wire. it run rough intermittedley. other times its perfect. no one has missed with throttle body stop srews. it feels like ign. but i woudn't bet on it. the injector spray pattern looks diferent ant the injecto...
1983 Chevrolet C70 C7D064 8.2L slow return to idle VIN: 1GBS7D4G5D
My concern is that the engine returns to idle very slowly. Both driving and in neutral, if you accelerate and let off the fuel, the engine maintains the same engine speed for about 5 seconds, and then drops to idle. Otherwise runs very well for a 8.2L.
2003 Chevrolet Tahoe Z71 5.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNEK13T43
I have a 2003 Chevy tahoe z71. I have gotten a continuous P0446 code since I purchased the truck in 2009. I have run all the test and followed all the diagrams. Have checked all the lines for holes, blockage and kinks. Everything has paned out just fine. I hav... Trouble codes: P0446 (Evap block or restricted vent path)
2008 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD LT 6.6L trany VIN: 1GCHK29275
truck came in customer said he was driving checking out hunting land came back to main rd.going home truck quit pulling and will go 5 mph without trany going to neutral the code is 0700a help me if you can thanks
1999 Chrysler 300M 3.5L No Start VIN: 2C3HE66G6X
Hello all, I have a very strange one here. I have this Chrysler that does not start. I has multiple firing events at 2 coils during cranking and 4 other coils do not fire at all. I look at the cam/crank relationship with a scope and they are on. Pulled the co...
2008 Chrysler Town & Country Touring 3.8L gauges VIN: 2A8HR54P58
The gauges, radio, interior lights and accesories will shut off intermitently after cold start. The engine continues to run normally. There is no rhyme or reason for this condition. It is very erratic. I did not find any TSB's or SSM's. There are no warning li...
1995 Dodge Dakota 5.2L caliper, booster VIN: 1B7GG23Y2S
The proportioning valve was sticking & we replaced it. After install & bleed procedure, our road test was good for 3 stops, then pedal went low again. We had low pressure to the rear wheel cylinders & replaced the rear hose & wheel cylinders. Little change. We...
1996 Dodge Caravan 3.0L noisy valve train VIN: 2B4FB2530T
We got this caravan in here that we did a head job on. The heads were sent out to the customers machine shop.. To me it seems like a favor shop for the customer. anyways, the van initially had just one normal lifter noise from the front side of the engine and ...
1998 Dodge Intrepid 2.7L speedometer, tach VIN: 2B3HD46RXW
Car was brought to us from another garage. Speedometer and tachometer are both inop at all times. Shop before us replaced a boat load of items, all junk yard parts. Check engine light was on with codes: P1687- No MIC BUS message receieved, P1695- No Body CCD M...
1999 Dodge Ram 3500 5.9L abs VIN: 1B7MF3362X
Anyone ever have one of these that would not set codes?We bled brakes again to ensure no air. Lights are still on. Usually as soon as vehicle starts to move. Self Test? Occasionally you have to drive it a little bit before it comes on. Drb3 initially would not...
2005 Dodge Ram 3500 SLT 5.9L fuel injector VIN: 3D7KS28CX5
ok guys this one has me rather stumped. the truck came in with a compliant of diesel fuel mixing with the engine oil. the customer had already tried to fix this problem hisself by replace the cp3 pump, and injector cross over tubes and injector orings. The cus...
1999 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 6.8L Unknown VIN: 3FDWF36S9X
I have a rebuilt trans for a 2000 F-450 with a 6.8L that I would like to utalize in this 1999 F-350 with a 6.8L that I have listed. The only difference that I see is the tourge convertor.I was wondering if I installed the proper convertor if the trans would be...
2000 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L Starting System VIN: 1FAFP5228Y
Thank you for reading this. I have this vehicle with no history of a problem with starting. Until it did not start and was towed here. I swapped the starter relay--no go. The check eng light operates normaly. I jumped the starter solenoid and it starts. I scan...
2001 Ford Focus SE 2.0L computer VIN: 1FAFP36P71
Had this focus come in on a hook yesterday. Vehicle will crank but not start. It has 50 psi fuel pressure, but no spark. Checked the ignition coil and found the body was cracked in three places quite severly. After replacement there was still no spark. I shoul...
2003 Ford Escape XLS 3.0L fans run all the time when warm VIN: 1FMYU92183
When vehicle gets to operating temp the fans run all the time and eventually temp. gauge will rise and almost overheat. Lower radiator hose that feeds the t-stat seems cold like lack of flow or blockage, and I even pulled out the t-stat and ran it but it did n...
2003 Ford Mustang SVT Cobra 4.6L fuel, system voltage VIN: 1FAFP49Y53
So I am stumped. This is my personal vehicle. I have had 6 mustang gts and 2 cobras, never had I had to reach out for help. The vehicle starts up fine, runs great cold. If i get on it and shift at 6,500 rpm, the car voltage will drop to under 11 volts for a sp...
2003 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 7.3L No Start VIN: 1FTSW31F63
We have a no start on this 7.3L and no codes coming up, Checked the ICP pressure Cranking and it is jumping up over 1000psi fast, glow plugs are working good, we can see an Rpm signal good while Cranking. I ran an Injector Buzz test and all passed, so I assume...
2005 Ford Five Hundred SE 3.0L unsure VIN: VBGFW09834
Customer says during braking (non trottle) car will jerk when he goes to take off again i have not experienced this yet 4-5 test drives sounds to me like transmission shutter? not a tranny guy we turned off the traction control system same problem, fuel pump w...
2005 Ford Freestar SES 3.9L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FMZA57625
Hello there have a van that will start sometimes and run rough then stall or will not start. it acts like the timing is retarded. I changed the crank senosr and the cam senosr thinking that a false reading to pcm to no avil did not make a difference. Also have... Trouble codes: P2197, P0174, P0352
2006 Ford Crown Victoria Police Interceptor 4.6L Air conditioning VIN: 2FAFP71W46
when started AC is cool but starts to warm up inside cabin. felt all lines while AC is operating low side are cold with no Iceing up, High side lines are hot. removed Orifice had some debris but not real dirty. blower operation is good and strong.looked at sch...
2008 Ford F-450 Super Duty XLT 6.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTXW43R98
Truck runs and starts fine. Originally truck had P0677 a few weeks later it added P0672. #7 AND #2 glow plug circuit open. I can clear codes with engine running and light will stay off. It will come back on immediatly upon next start up. I checked resistance o... Trouble codes: P0677 (Cylinder 7 glow plug circuit open), P0672 (Cylinder 2 glow plug circuit open)
2008 Ford Taurus SEL 3.5L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAHP24WX8
MIL on with codes P0353,355,356 (Ignition Primary and secondary malfunction)and P0316,300,305,306,(miss-fire) as well. Car runs rough with miss-fires. The coils look like they have an internal short. New number 5 coil will get hot and start smoking after a sho...
2009 Ford F-150 Lariat 5.4L Unknown VIN: 1FTPW14V39
hey Tecks out there, got a good one. This truck is driving me nuts. Customer complained of voilent shake and loud scraping noise. Road test, truck ran fine. TRUCK PICKED UP. cUSTOMER returned 4 days 70 miles later with same complaint. Drove truck on and off fo...
2003 GMC Yukon XL 1500 SLT 5.3L abs VIN: 3GKEC16Z93
This one came in with the usual ABS codes, po265. Sent module for repair and now has a hard co251. All grounds have been checked leading me to believe this module is bad, internal solenoid failure. Has anyone seen this and what was the fix. Used and reman unit...
2005 GMC Sierra 2500 HD SLE 6.6L Radio VIN: 1GTHK23265
Dealer supposedly gave me the unlock code for the radio so 2 part question: 1: What is the unlock procedure . Mitchell seems to be of no help. 2: In the event i get the procedure, is there a decent website in the event he got the wrong code? Thanks in advance!
1995 Honda Accord EX 2.7L Cooling Fan Sensor VIN: 1HGCE6640S
This vehicle came in and was overheating. Found a leaking by pass hose, radiator cap and shorted fan sensor (in thermostat housing). After we did the work it was fine, fan came on all ok. Customer returned 3 days later overheating. After checking out we found ...
1997 Honda Civic DX 1.6L Electronic VIN: 2HGEJ6624V
Got a weird one. Customer complaint involves trans shifting. Upon test drive, as soon as it sees around 10 mph speedo goes nuts. Needle jumps back and forth all over the dial, even when stopped. At the same time I hear a moan coming from the glove box area tha...
2006 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 5FNRL3864B
Hey guys- need some help with this one. I know there are tons of problems with misfiring on these vehicles due to valve adjustment or ignition coils but this is not the case with this one. Here's what is going on- Best odds of acting up is on the first start ...
1996 Jaguar XJS 2 2 4.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: SAJNX2743T
Was wondering if any of you could give me some insight on this good customers and friends and we seem to be struggling to get a repair we performed a throttle stop set procedure that was described in mitchell on demand manuals did not help we have checked for ...
2000 Jaguar XJR 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: SAJDA15B7Y
Hi Guys, Please help me. I have a jag im really stumped on. the vehicle came in not running for a while time unknown. was purchased and turned by mutiple people. Upon first check found main fuel pump bad. Replaced it. Would only start and run a few seconds the...
2002 Jaguar X-Type 2.5L Steering VIN: SAJEA51D22
02 Jaguar X-Type had OE pump that was making a noise similar to an old Ford PS pump. Replaced with aftermarket pump and was even noisier. Replaced with Jaguar pump and still making noise. Cannot find any restrictions and the pump is not cavitating. Any ideas?
1998 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 5.2L module VIN: 1J4GZ78Y3W
This one has got me. Customer came in for smog inspection it failed for no communication to the smog macine. I have check all the power and grounds to aldl all ok. I started to remove each module to see if i get comm and with the abs module disconnected i can ...
2002 Jeep Liberty Sport 3.7L engine VIN: 1J4GL48K52
Vehical came in with a loud noise coming from engine. Noise sounds like it is coming from lower center front of engine. It is a loud, very pronounced knocking/tap. This sound cannot be heard while cranking engine. After it starts there is a rythmic noise, one ...
2005 Kia Optima EX 2.4L airbag VIN: KNAGD12625
hello to all you kia experts out there i got this 2005 that has a airbag light on. IT WILL NOT COMUNICATE. i have checked all powers and grounds,and all are good.INOTICED THE WARNING LIGHT STAYS ON EVEN WITH THE MODULE DISCONNECTED. ACCORDING TO THE SCHEMATIC ...
2003 Mazda MPV EX 3.0L Coasting VIN: JM3LW28JX3
This Mazda has no engine braking in 4th or 5th gear. On deceleration over 40 MPH when you take your foot off of the gas pedal the RPM's drop to 700 and never change all the way to stop. If you put it in manual 3rd the RPM's stay up and come down with speed nor...
2004 Mazda 3 S 2.3L key fob,a/c,brake light
hi all need some help from a mazda expert.having trouble with this 3 .i did a routine service on this car, plugs, oil air and cabin filter.to do the cabin you must take the under the glove box fuse box out. i disconnected battery, removed the fuse box,replaced...
1999 Mercedes-Benz E320 4Matic 3.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBJH82F5X
MBZ guys please help. Have verified operation of all AIS components. Have no air flow downstream. Removed air shut off valves for both banks have good flow through both valves. The restriction is in the ports of the cylinder heads. With valves removed have no ... Trouble codes: P0410 (Air injection malfunction)
2005 Mercedes-Benz CLK500 5.0L fuel VIN: WDBTK75J16
i hate to do this but where in the heck is the fuel filter on this car its a round filter with 2 inlets and 2 outlets i just can not find it thanks for the help
2003 Mitsubishi Lancer ES 2.0L high beams/wiper intermittant/signals VIN: JA3AJ26EX3
This one, got me thinking of early retirement, after 35 years of being a master tech. Car as three problems (wiper high/intermittant problem. head light high beam problem. turn signal problem. The problem that seems to be 1 on the list, is the turn signals. Wh...
2003 Nissan 350Z 3.5L Horn VIN: JN1AZ34E93
Thanx for any help on this on got this 350Z horn does not work all data very vauge on this The horns them selfs work cuzz if you set the alarm off the horns beep I replaced the horn fuse it was not blown but I replaced it any way I replace the horn relay $16 ...
2006 Nissan Xterra Off-Road 4.0L No Start, Poor Idle Quality VIN: 5N1AN08W76
Vehicle was towed into shop 24hrs after getting fuel. Started, ran rough, stalled. Waited a few minutes, restarted and ran fine for 1-2 miles. Stalled would not restart. Waited. Came back next day still no retart. Battery getting weak. Charge and test battery....
2001 Oldsmobile Aurora 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G1NE52314
the light comes on after a couple of days. tested system with scan tool the electric air pump works and the solenoid comes on to give vacuum to both exhaust valves. i watched scanner when air pump is on and you can see the oxygen sensors go right down to lean ... Trouble codes: P
1986 Porsche 944 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, VIN: WPOAAP943H
This one is eating my lunch. Car runs rough, like it has a dead hole, low power of course. Customer has baought this 4 months ago and said it ran fine then but has come on slowly. Came in with 2 and 3 cylinder plug wires crossed- reinstall to correct position ...
1993 Porsche 911 Carrera 4 3.6L Hesitation, Surge, Stall VIN: WPOBB296PS
I have had a load of fun with this one and hope somebody can help me. This car came in running poorly and we found the distributor drive belt broken. After replacing it runs great until it goes in closed loop. After that it starts running lean surging badly an...
1997 Subaru Legacy Outback 2.5L Unknown VIN: 4S3BG6857V
Car came in with vibration while making turns. I took it for a test drive sure was, it kind of vibrates while turning either right or left, it also feels like it wants to stall. Look up information in google and someone had exactly the same problem. It is talk...
1993 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.0L Alarm VIN: JT3VN39W4P
Hello toyota men. My son has this 4 runner and the dealer installed alarm system is acting up mitchel can not help with wiring diagram or removal due to dealer installed anyone know how to by pass system or remove it completely thanks for your time.
1999 Volkswagen EuroVan MV 2.8L Door locks VIN: WV2EH270ZX
Hello All On this VW EuroVan Camper the power locks don't work, the customer says that the remote did not work for a long time, also when i try to lock the door Driver side or Passenger the door will lock but re-open by itself, if i try to hold the keys in th...
2002 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1VW9090909
Morning All , First off I am not a VW techician !!! but I thought I could handle this ( I was wrong ) the car came in the the listed codes and no power, I checked the system and diagnostics from alldata, everything checked out ok, I also checked the egr functi... Trouble codes: P0245 (Waste gate bypass solenoid), P1441 (egr solenoid shorted or open), P0216 (Injection timing cold start)
2002 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWRB69M62
Have a no start Jetta, I have no power to the injectors with the key on, or while cranking and obviously no pulse. I have fuel pressure and spark is good. I have codes for all 4 injector faults. Have tested all computer powers and grounds. Fuel pump relay also... Trouble codes: P0201 (injector circuit 1), P0203 (injector circuit 3), P0204 (injector circuit 4), P0202 (injector circuit 2)
2003 Volkswagen Beetle GL 2.0L cts drops to 40 neg VIN: 3VWCD21C33
when driving cts drops to -40deg short term -98.5 long term -25.3 then it starts to missfire i dont wont to replace pcm and have some thing else bite me in the well i dont have a scaner with oem only genarick.i was hoping a vw tech coulu inlighten me thanks.
2000 Volvo S70 GLT SE 2.4L Hesitation VIN: YV1LS56D0Y
Thanks in advance for the help. I have a very well maintained vehicle with high miles but the customers like it and it has a small glitch. Idles great,runs and drives great but just off idle it runs bad. Let me explain, if u pat the gas while its ideling it wi...

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2001 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L Unknown VIN: 1G6KD54Y01
2004 Chevrolet Colorado 3.5L No Start VIN: 1GCDT14674
Well... Mike from Ohio nailed it. The truck quit completely and the owner had it towed to the Chevy dealer. They had it for two weeks. They replaced the fuse box and that didn't fix it. Then they replaced the anti-theft module and that fixed it. To repeat... O...
2007 Chevrolet Uplander LS 3.9L instrument cluster VIN: 1GBDV13107
The best option was to un solder the bulb took it to radio shack and matched it. a lot of work for a dollar bulb! Hope someone comes up with A replacement soon I have A fleet of these things and there blowing like crazy.
2004 Chrysler Pacifica 3.5L Unknown VIN: 2C8GF68444
I assume the car is fixed? As i have not heard back from the customer we did find the transmission acted up on the fifth test drive and we found no power coming out of ecm for the shift solenoid we replaced and reprogrammed ecm shifts good Thanks to everyone w...
1999 Dodge Durango 5.9L Stall VIN: 1B4HR28Z7X
Thanks for ALL the Information! I Installed and flashed a NEW PCM from Dealer and have not heard from the customer for 2 weeks now! Another one down the road! Thanks again! Fred
2003 Dodge Ram 2500 5.7L Unknown VIN: 3D7KU28D63
thanks for the help, it turned out to be track bar and steering damper.thanks again..
1999 Ferrari F355 3.5L Oil VIN: ZFFRX42AXO
Thanks for your responses. Oil level check was good. Customer has been informed of rpocedures needed to make repairs and will decide what to do from there. I also appreciated the reference for service. I have filed for future use. Thanks again Gregory A. C...
1995 Ford F-250 XL 7.3L No Start, Hesitation, Surge VIN: 1FTHX26F2T
thanks to all that helped the fuel pump was weak and had presures form any where form 20psi to 50 psi after replacing it seamed to help alot but issue was even more intermentant then before there are a few TSBS out there for reprograming the ECM OR PCM and i t...
1996 Ford F-250 XLT 7.5L No Start, Stall VIN: 1FTHX26F2T
David from connecticut nailed it. the thing that was confusing was the injector buzz test worked the first time. then other times i tried it, it would either not work or the injector buzzing was barely audible. i pulled of the injector driver module and it was...
2004 Ford Expedition XLT 4.6L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1FMFU16W34
2005 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 6.8L Cuts out VIN: 1FTSX21Y05
2008 Ford F-150 XL 4.6L Outside temp gauge & compass VIN: 1FTRF14W78
Plugged in a temperature sensor from another F150 and it still wouldn't show the temperature on the display. Leaving it the way it is.
2005 GMC Sierra 1500 5.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 132FDOI1CD
it ended being the pressure sensor above the tank Thanks i was sure i was doing something wrong with the vent solenoid location because i never had it were it didnt fix the code lesson learned Thanks everyone Scott Trouble codes: P0446.
2005 GMC Sierra 1500 4.3L No Start, Misfire VIN: 1GTEC14X05
well thanks to everyone, i did a lot of suggestions that were recommended by all of you. resmoked intake checked compression running as jennifer and ronald suggested. cylinders were all pretty equal. had to let it sit for the day to check again, but still had ... Trouble codes: P0300 (multiple misfire).
2004 Honda Civic EX 1.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGEM22564
Ok the Honda is fixed. The problem was the vapor pressure sensor, it would read through its entire range if you tested it with a vacuum pump and read the voltage on the scanner , but it wasn’t reading accurately and it was tough to see that because the vacuu... Trouble codes: P0457 (Low purge flow).
1992 Jeep Cherokee 4.0L Hesitation VIN: 1J4FJ28S6N
i just wanna say thanks to everybody. Ive been a little hesitant to post problems on here and now i know im going to use it more often. ok so after checking everything that was suggested i was still getting the hesitation so i decided to go back and start at t...
1991 Lincoln Town Car Executive 4.6L Hesitation, Misfire, Stumbles VIN: 1LNCM81W2M
Customer still wants to fix it but wants to drive it to. We are trying a few things at a time. I learned further the engine had been replaced recently with a Jasper but the condition continued with the new engine only to progressively get worse but only on c...
1997 Nissan Pathfinder LE 3.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: JN8AR05Y1V
yes guys thanks for your courtesy and it did help me alot i did replace the map sensor and the car did pass the emission test Trouble codes: P1447 (Evap canister purge control valve).
2003 Nissan Altima SE 3.5L Misfire VIN: 1N4BL11E03
Thanks for confirming what I was afraid of... NO misfire data available. A power balance test is all that you can do. I used the injector disable feature on the Modis and confirmed cylinder #1. Then used the inductive secondary ignition adapter on the coil and... Trouble codes: P0301 (Misfire cylinder 1).
1988 Other European stationary 4.6L no start VIN: LD-70204U2
I introduced power to injection pump solenoid and bled fuel from system and a fully charged battery,that would crank the engine fast enough and it started,I am building a wire harness for it so that it will start with a switch and also wiring an alternator to ...
1996 Pontiac Grand Prix 3.1L No Start VIN: 1G2WJ12M8T
Sorry it took so long to close this request. Customer said he didnt want to go any further in trying to figure out the problem. so we never did figure out the true cause of the problem
2006 Pontiac Grand Prix 3.8L No Start VIN: 2G2WP55261
Customer pulled car out of our shop. Declined repairs, we found ground cicuit was open when car would not start. we told him we would try a new connector from gm. He said he was going to do that himself.
1997 Subaru Legacy GT 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S3BG6859V
Howdy techs! Wayd and Tim both suggested: Replace the MAP sensor filter, Subaru part number [...]. PCM uses the MAP sensor input to determine if the EGR is working when commanded. Plugged filter means no change in values and code sets. Filter is loca... Trouble codes: P0400.
2000 Toyota Tundra 3.4L starter/flywheel VIN: 5TBJN3212Y
Thanks to Henry, Tom, Newton, Michael, Rick, and Steve for responding. George you were close with chamfering the starter gear teeth. Luther in Oregon having the same issue. We ended up with 3 different flywheels and a starter ring gear from toyota. There is a ...
2004 Toyota 4Runner Sport 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JTEBU14R14
Vehicle has not returned for any driveability complaints. I am not sure why the codes kept coming back on. I inspected the timing components and found nothing wrong. I visually inspected the VVT solenoid and found no sludge or any foreign debris. After reassem... Trouble codes: P0012 (Cam Position A Too Retarded Bank 1 Right Side).
2010 Toyota Rav4 3.5L Smart Key VIN: 2T3YK4DV6A
This is what I learned. To program a used remote, treat it like a lost remote when programming. It must be of the same part number as the original. Still may not work on the newer models 10/11 because the remote can marry the vehicle. A lot of speculation on t...
2004 Volkswagen Beetle Turbo S 1.8L turn signals VIN: 3VWCD21CX4
The fix ended up to be both front turn signal socket holders, they visually look okay. Both lights was blinking in same brightness also. Front and Rear. Next time I will use two test light to test the actual circuit, instead of looking at it. Thanks everybody!...
2001 Volvo S80 T6 2.8L compressor VIN: YV1TS90D51
The consensus is that the compressor can't be bypassed. I tried using a string to come up with a way to tension a belt without the compressor and I didn't find a routing that I would trust to keep the belt on. The customer is going to get rid of the car, so ...
2005 Volvo S40 T5 2.5L ignition switch VIN: YV1MS68255
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